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    [Aug 21, 2012]
    Hi Just installed rns-e and it asked me to insert the disc, do you leave this in as if i remove it the maps dont seem to be installed on the unit?

    If you do have to leave it in how do you play cd's?

    thanks in advance

    Rob
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    [Aug 22, 2012]
    Requires dvd in all the time for map usage.
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    [Sep 12, 2012]
    Seems a stupid idea to me, so if you go on a long journey you have a choice of music or Sat Nav. Are all the Audi Sat Nav's like this?
    Just bought a A3 Sportback and was hoping to add a Sat Nav and bluetooth combined but now maybe not, any other solution wise ICE men out there?
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    [Sep 12, 2012]
    Use the SD card slots for music
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    [Sep 12, 2012]
    The RNS-E was usually specified with a seperate 6CD changer as a technology pack. But as memtioned there are 2x SD card slots which will carry a minimum of 20 albums each.
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    [Sep 12, 2012]
    I'm a bit old fashioned, I don't have SD music, just don't like the sound, CD's are more involving to listen to.I find compressed music files very tiring it's what I call a 'Thin' sound.
    So, a multi CD changer will work with all of the Sat Nav's?
    One other Q, are the Sat nav systems equivalent sound quality as the existing Concert Audio system?
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    [Sep 12, 2012]
    search ?
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    [Sep 12, 2012]
    Yep, brings up hundreds of threads on the subject, however I word it.
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    [Sep 12, 2012]
    I would question anyones ability to tell the difference at 70mph between a CD and a quality rip to MP3, with cabin noise, road noise, wind noise, even in my old W12 with a whisper quiet cabin no one ever said is this an mp3 your playing.

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    [Sep 12, 2012]
    Or install MMI and you can plug in your ipod. Personally if you can tell the difference between the sound on a CD to an SD card then your doing well. In this world of HD etc etc music played thro the RNSE is acceptable even if its on an SD card.
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    [Sep 13, 2012]
    You are right I guess, not quite the same in a moving car. Don't have an Ipod either but I'll try the daughters in the other car and see what it sounds like compared to a CD.
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